Market design is a powerful economic tool to create and refine marketplaces and exchanges to improve the allocation of scarce resources such as water.
A decade ago, Durban was facing severe water shortages, but today it's addressed significant water-related challenges offering a template for other cities.
A new study has shown that brown trout exposed to methamphetamine changed their behaviour, shedding light on how human drug-taking affects marine life.
We are still a way off achieving universal access to clean drinking water, sanitation and handwashing facilities writes Our World in Data's Hannah Ritchie.
Researchers have developed a condenser that's able to harvest water 24 hours a day with no energy input, which could help tackle water insecurity globally.
Everyday a group of Filipinos come together to rake out plastic and rubbish, from one of the most polluted rivers in the world. Check how are they cleaning it.
Climate change is reducing the supply of water from melting snow to many of the largest rivers in Asia - by 16% across the region in the past 40 years.
Climate change is increasing the risk of natural disasters, with transformative adaptation in agriculture hoping to support failing global food systems.
A new study has mapped 'non-perennial' rivers and streams. Researchers say they are valuable ecosystems because of the species which have adapted to them.
Nevada has a new law banning “useless grass”. Restrictions are aimed at preserving the water supply. The state hopes to save billions of gallons of water.
Water markets offer a powerful mechanism for alleviating water scarcity but lack transparency. Could distributed ledger technology could be the answer?
The Water Resources Group aims to close the gap between global water demand and supply by 2030.
The 2021 Lexus Design Award has been won by Henry Glogau's portable solar distiller, and aims to provide anyone in the world with clean drinking water.
Glacial lake outbursts are expected to become more common globally as climate change melts glaciers, Rodrigo Narro Pérez from McMaster University explains.
Barley crops are under threat from increased droughts and extreme heat, due to climate change. Beer will become increasingly expensive and in short supply as a result.